I Believe Everything My Clients Say

I Believe Everything My Clients Say

My clients are the best. They would never lie! So I have no choice but to believe everything they say.  When they tell me how they experience their bodies – their aches and pains, no matter how random or bizarre – I believe them without question.  I...

Intentional Speech for Parkinson’s

Ever notice how things tend to happen in clusters in your life? I saw a new client last week who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease a couple of years ago. And sure enough, after seeing him, I get a call from another new client with the same diagnosis. It...
Even Gumby needs a little TLC!

Even Gumby needs a little TLC!

Every yoga teacher has heard the excuse, “But I’m not flexible!” from someone intimidated about starting a yoga practice. And likely every Thai bodyworker has heard the same excuse from people who want very much to change their current situation, but are scared by the...
The Privilege of Be Here Now

The Privilege of Be Here Now

Ever since Ram Dass published his seminal work Be Here Now in 1971, the New Age community has talked a lot about being in the present moment. It’s something I strive to accomplish and I give my clients tricks to do the same. But I just returned from a 5 day camping...
Don’t Just Do Something – Sit There!

Don’t Just Do Something – Sit There!

What is the mind-body connection? Your mind has to be connected to your body. This cannot happen if your mind is in your kitchen trying to decide what’s for dinner. This cannot happen if your mind is in 1989 wishing the mouth had said something at that insult....
The Benefit of Silence in Bodywork

The Benefit of Silence in Bodywork

I’m not a very dogmatic person. My world is not black and white; it is filled with every color imaginable and all the shades and permutations of those colors. So when new clients want to know if they are “supposed to” be silent in a bodywork session...